Journalist shot dead in northern Balkh

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21سرطان خالد آگاه یعقوبی گردانند  هء برنامه های تفریحی رادیو لحظه در بلخ بعد از چاشت روز شنبه در منزلش در منطقه خراسان شهر مزارشريف از سوی افراد ناشناس به قتل رسیدع بصیر. - Copy

Unknown gunmen shot dead a journalist in northern Balkh province of Afghanistan on Saturday.
The journalist, recognized as Khalid Aga Yaqoobi, was working for a private Radio station in Mazar-e-Sharif city.
The Afghanistan Journalists Center condemned the attack and said Yaqoobi was shot dead by unknown gunmen on Saturday afternoon.
The local officials have not commented regarding the incident so far.
Balkh is among the peaceful provinces in northern Afghanistan; however, the anti-government armed militant groups often carry out insurgency activities in this province.
The Kabul Times
No group including the anti-government armed militants have so far claimed responsibility behind the assassination of Khalid Aga Yaqoobi.

 

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